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08-2016

TOUR TO UROS FLOATING ISLAND - HALF DAY (Morning – Midday – Afternoon) / (shared and private tour)

UROS ISLANDS

Tourist circuit Morning of the Uros Floating Islands.

At 8:45 a.m. Our customers (passengers) are collected from their hotels in the center of the city of Puno by our staff, and transfer down to the port of the Lake Titicaca. At 9:15 a.m., our boat leaves with destination to the Uros floating islands, (30 min trip by boat). approx. where you will find more than 82 floating islands, which will visit two of them.

Upon our arrival our group we will be welcomed by a group of islanders. Then our guide is going to explain in detail the origin, construction of the islands and the culture of its inhabitants.

If you want to ride on the reed boat, that residents of the Uros will offer you (This is optional). The reed boat will take you from one island to another, so that you may meet other locals from another island. The distance from one island to another is not long.

In Uros you will be able to purchase magnificent handicraft made by the Uros women. At 12:00 p.m. approx. return to the port of Puno and transfer to their hotels.

Tourist circuit Morning of the Uros Floating Islands.

At 03:45 p.m. Our customers (passengers) are collected from their hotels in the center of the city of Puno by our staff, and transfer down to the port of the Lake Titicaca. At 4:00 p.m., our boat leaves with destination to the Uros floating islands, (30 min trip by boat). approx. where you will find more than 82 floating islands, which will visit two of them.

Upon our arrival our group we will be welcomed by a group of islanders. Then our guide is going to explain in detail the origin, construction of the islands and the culture of its inhabitants.

If you want to ride on the reed boat, that residents of the Uros will offer you (This is optional). The reed boat will take you from one island to another, so that you may meet other locals from another island. The distance from one island to another is not long.

In Uros you will be able to purchase magnificent handicraft made by the Uros women. At 06:15 p.m. approx. return to the port of Puno and transfer to their hotels.

TIMETABLE ACTIVITIES
08:45 am Pick up from hotels in the center of the city of Puno.
09:15 am Departure of the boat to the Uros Floating islands.
09:40 am Visit to the floating islands of the Uros, (two islands).
12:00 hrs. Return to the city of Puno and transfer to their hotels in the city center.
TIMETABLE ACTIVITIES
03:45 hrs. Pick up from hotels in the center of the city of Puno.
04:00 hrs. Departure of the boat to the Uros Floating islands.
04:30 hrs. Visit to the floating islands of the Uros, (two islands).
06:15 hrs. Return to the city of Puno and transfer to their hotels in the city center.
What is included in the Uros Floating Island Tour?:
  • Transfers hotel downtown Puno- port of the Lake Titicaca.
  • Entrance fees to the Floating lsands.
  • Regular boat (comfortable seats, life jackets and first aid kit).
  • Professional English/Spanish speaking guide.
  • Drop off at your hotel in Puno at the end of the tour.
The tour DOES NOT include:
  • Other not mentioned in this program.
Recommendations for the Uros Floating Island Tour:
  • A bottle of water.
  • Warm clothes and light, (in the seasons of autumn and winter in the afternoon it’s cold wind. And in spring and summer bring waterproof jacket and umbrellas for the rain).
  • Sunglasses, hat and sunscreen..
  • Camera.
  • Snacks, chocolate or energy candies.

UROS FLOATING ISLANDS:

Located withing the bay of Lake Titicaca about 6 km approx., of the city of Puno, (25 -30 minutes of navigation), currently there are more than 82 floating islands made of reed or totora plant.

According to history, the Uros were the oldest inhabitants of the ethnic groups that inhabited the region of Puno, a community of Aymara language that keep the tradition alive. Such as fishing, hunting of wild birds and collecting of eggs, men are skillful boat builders and sailors of reed boats and the women are good weavers and embroiderers.

The totora reed. It is very important for the inhabitants of the Uros Island on the Lake Titicaca, as they use to build their islands, rooms, boats and use as fuel to prepare their food.

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PRICE
$ 12
10
1 person
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